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Ibrahim AL Kadoumi

Business Support Manager - Fairmont Riyadh

Summary

After possessing 15 years of experience in the world of finance and accounting, I strive and push myself to gain and face more challenges and fields to concur. Passing through audit & consulting houses, real-estate and hospitality industry, I mastered the line of service in external and internal audit for wide variety of local and multinational clients, yet I gained considerable experience in real-estate and hospitality Industry through managing of overall budget and forecast , FSCP, project management, business plan, IPO, Pre-opening, OS&E and FF&E.

I am seeking a Desire of leading a financial position to be responsible for all financial matters of an esteemed international company, where I can utilize my diversified experience in major financial functions to support and improve profitability, resources utilization, control its operations, and achieve business units' success & company vision. The potential position will oversee all compliance and recognition for government/ private contracts. I will be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace while managing finances numerous staff.

Work History

Jan 2015Present

Business Support Manager

Fairmont Riyadh - Pre opening
  • Managed day to day financial operations for pre opening phase.
  • Pre-opening executive member for 300 room, 5 F&B outlets and convention center.
  • Assisting & reporting directly to GM Fairmont Riyadh in maintaining a healthy and professional relationship with owning company.
  • Coordinated with Dubai Regional Office on monthly GM and Financial reports.
  • Coordinated with all operating departments to ensure all are adhere Pre Opening Budget guidelines when it comes to expenses, hiring process and strategic planning.
  • Coordinating between Owners, procurement consultant and operating departments in setting up OS&E, FF&E.
  • Setting pre-opening manning requirements based on POB.
  • Setting up SOPs, Policies & Procedures and Job Descriptions, based on brand standards.
  • Set financial and colleague goals.
  • Market research and competitive analysis.
  • Ensure all hotel management agreements are followed based on brand standards
Jan 2012Dec 2014

Chief Financial Officer (Industry)

The Business Gate - Riyadh, KSA
  • Manage day to day financial operations and supervise all departmental staff.
  • Ensure appropriate internal controls and financial procedures are implemented.
  • Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and efficiency of financial and management reports for public and local authoritarians.
  • Overseeing and ensuring the accuracy of monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Manage company funds to the best interest of owning company and shareholders.
  • Develop & monitor financial business plans and forecasts based on internal and external KPIs.
  • Managed and assisted in preparing the Company for Initial Public Offering (IPO) and Rights Issues (RI) procedures. Coordinate with consultants and auditors relating to IPO&RI matters.
  • Managing business relationships with assigned banks, clients, suppliers and affiliates for the smooth functioning of day to day activities.
  • Encourages staff to maintain well balanced life style.
Jul 2009Dec 2011

Assistant Manager (Advisory)

Pricewaterhouse Coopers - Khobar, KSA
  • Identification, assessment, and prioritization of business risks based on their impact analysis.
  • Planning and developing audit scope and audit programs.
  • Execution of audit and field work and discussed findings with various level of executive management.
  • Evaluate the adequacy & effectiveness of internal controls, developed recommendation for improvement of policies and procedures.
  • Developed Internal Audit Charter including Purpose, Scope of work, Authority, Responsibilities, Reporting, Code of Ethics and Internal Audit Standards for numerous clients.
  • Participating in developing and implementing of policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of internal controls (COSO) and developed recommendation for improvement of policies and procedures.
  • Develop a mutually beneficial and sustainable relationship with the client that services their requirements and being respectful of client culture and values.
Nov 2002Jun 2009

Senior Consultant & Auditor (Assurance & Advisory)

Ernst & Young - Khobar, KSA
  • Understand the business processes, identify the risk involved in process, and identify compliance issues.
  • Develop audit strategy and prepare audit Programs.
  • Ensure audit is performed as per the guidance and ensure that financial statements are in compliance with the reporting framework.
  • Train and supervise staff on audit engagements.
  • Communicate with clients and managers of audit progress, discuss audit issues, identified during the audit and communicate any matters arising during the audit for improving internal control or accounting system.
  • Ensure that the deadlines are met for assignments handled and within the budgeted cost.
  • Respond quickly in every circumstance to client/management needs and ensure that service and delivery exceeds client expectations.

Education

19941999

BACHELORS

Jordanian University
  • Bachelor Degree in Administrative & Financial Sciences, Al Issra University, Amman-Jordan (1994-1999).
Jan 2003Jan 2009

Certifications

Ernst & Young

Joined several specialized courses in the fields of accounting and auditing services at the Middle East practice which was associated in Egypt, Bahrain, Jordan, UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Skills

  • Respond quickly in every circumstance to client/management needs and ensure that service and delivery exceeds client expectations.
  • Develop a mutually beneficial and sustainable relationship with the client that services their requirements and being respectful of client culture and values.
  • Works actively to keep others motivated, committed and involved, encourage delegation to develop.
  • Encourages staff to maintain well balanced life style.
  • Excellent analytical skills developed through challenging and reviewing financial statements. Analyze various asset, liability, revenue and expenses accounts.
  • Presents a professional appearance and style.
Industry
Advisory
Assurance

References

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